Genus: Costus L.

 
Family: Costaceae
Alternate family(ies): Zingiberaceae
Genus number: 2992
Last updated: 17-Sep-1996
Accession Count: 16 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Specht, C. D. & D. W. Stevenson 2006. A new phylogeny-based generic classsification of Costaceae (Zingiberales). (Taxon) 55:153-163.
More:
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    Note: Log on to KBD for better access.
  • Google Scholar   

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Costus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=2992. Accessed 18 November 2018.